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English definition of “patience”

patience

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈpeɪʃəns/
BEHAVIOUR B2 the quality of being able to stay calm and not get angry, especially when something takes a long time: Finally, I lost my patience and shouted at her. Making small scale models takes a lot of patience. → Opposite impatiencePatient and uncomplaining
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(Definition of patience from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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